Forever Now Finds: Zach Hughes, bexx, Artfair, Marc Hill, Canella, The Xodus, Teea Goans, DJ Connery, Mister Martin, Rooydad, Jack Nooney, Alessio Giannetti

Zach Hughes’ My Home I’ll Find in You is a singer-songwriter/indie-folk track about the people in your life that make you feel at home. Based around an acoustic guitar with subtle clean electric fills, and a pervasive harmony double track throughout, you might find some parallels between artists such as The Shins or Sufjan Stevens.… Continue reading Forever Now Finds: Zach Hughes, bexx, Artfair, Marc Hill, Canella, The Xodus, Teea Goans, DJ Connery, Mister Martin, Rooydad, Jack Nooney, Alessio Giannetti

New Music Roundup: Tony Romaine, Girls on Coke, Opus Anthem, Eric Matthys, FADWA, TL KING, Kiro’s Stigma, Sasha Goes Music

Tony Romaine brings us Promised Land, a blues rock song about a musician so passionate about music that they need to be taken to the afterlife with their guitar. With lyrical content like that it’s no surprise that Tony’s guitar tone is dead on point, and the finger work is impeccable. Check out Promised Land… Continue reading New Music Roundup: Tony Romaine, Girls on Coke, Opus Anthem, Eric Matthys, FADWA, TL KING, Kiro’s Stigma, Sasha Goes Music

Music Roundup: Ben Stewart, Myzol8tr & CTT Beats, Late Night Pharmacy, Z-lla, Willjoy, Zharline, Berri Mlk, HX0007, Elly Deda

Ben Stewart’s Mary Jane is a psychedlic pop-rock track centred around an acoustic guitar and brooding vocals. I quite enjoy the addition of synths in the chorus, the cheeky reference to Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, and the guitar tone modeled around David Gilmour’s of Pink Floyd. From Cape Town, South Africa, CTT Beats and… Continue reading Music Roundup: Ben Stewart, Myzol8tr & CTT Beats, Late Night Pharmacy, Z-lla, Willjoy, Zharline, Berri Mlk, HX0007, Elly Deda

New Music Roundup: Zoé Watson, Green City Trees, Zivio, Velar Prana

you don’t owe me a damn thing don’t you worry don’t hold me like that —Zoe Watson With Rose, Zoé Watson has written a great slow, shoegaze meets dream pop track that would make an artist like the Chromatics proud. I love how the bass synth slides between notes in the intro, and the artist’s… Continue reading New Music Roundup: Zoé Watson, Green City Trees, Zivio, Velar Prana

Music Roundup: Walther, angenehm., Young T, Claire Jolly, Paolo I., Laceyy, Isaiah Mlaki

Walther, angenehm.’s song Flaws off their debut “Lost EP” is a wonderful indie rock track with great guitar tone, a steady, metered beat, gentle organs, and relaxed vocals somewhat reminiscent of the likes of Band of Horses or Fleet Foxes. Check them out on our Indie Rock 2021 playlist. Travis Young of Young T gives… Continue reading Music Roundup: Walther, angenehm., Young T, Claire Jolly, Paolo I., Laceyy, Isaiah Mlaki

Music Roundup: Late Night Phramacy, Flotter Otter, es.cher, Krosst Out, Blayze Deville, HOOPERKD, NETAAA

Too Late for the Rickshaws by Late Night Pharmacy is the kind of o.g. indie rock music that I’ve been missing. Somewhere between the likes of The Airborne Toxic Event, The Temper Trap, and Two Door Cinema Club lives this Dublin-based four-piece. The song is about the quotidian lives of two men in their forties… Continue reading Music Roundup: Late Night Phramacy, Flotter Otter, es.cher, Krosst Out, Blayze Deville, HOOPERKD, NETAAA

Music Roundup: Ed Beaumont, Beaty Rate, Alan Ward, T Eugenics, Steve Shaz

So It Goes by South-East London based artist Ed Beaumont opens with some delicate harmonies, giving way to some jazzy drums, and lounge-y pianos and guitars that can easily evoke the kind of hotel lobby that features a grand piano just in case. Although I’d love to hear a section with a bit more structure… Continue reading Music Roundup: Ed Beaumont, Beaty Rate, Alan Ward, T Eugenics, Steve Shaz

Music Roundup: Helen Keeling-Marston, The Jayplayers, MARSTER, Lil Phoenix

Helen Keeling-Marston’s piano and violin duet The Ballad of Hope and Despair is about the bittersweet feeling of life in early 2021 UK, check it out on our Modern Classical & Minimal Instrumental 2021 playlist. Americana roots rock band The Jayplayers take on the traditional blues sound in their new song I Need You. It’s… Continue reading Music Roundup: Helen Keeling-Marston, The Jayplayers, MARSTER, Lil Phoenix

Music Roundup: cherrie amour, Charles Connolly, Nikkie I, Goodmané

Cherrie amour’s 3am tells the story about being on the other end of a lack of commitment and all of it’s tensions and mixed feelings. It’s synthy pop track with some production nods to rap and R&B. The Nashville based artist was born in Chicago and you will occasionally find them playing a 1 foot… Continue reading Music Roundup: cherrie amour, Charles Connolly, Nikkie I, Goodmané